They’re Both Japanese

Haiku

Here’s how it’s structured:
seven syllables before
five; five to open.

Tanka

A tanka poem
is a form like a haiku,
yet does not end here.
Instead, it has two more lines
of seven syllables each.

?

They’re both Japanese.
Which one is this gonna be?
Well, you can’t tell yet…

 

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